April 30, 2009

Chicken Tortilla Soup

1 medium onion, finely chopped
1 clove of garlic, finely chopped
2 T vegetable oil
4 C chicken broth
¼ C red bell pepper, chopped
1 t ground red chilies
¾ t dried basil leaves
2 t salt
¼ t pepper
1 (15 oz) can of stewed tomatoes, un-drained

2 C vegetable oil
10 corn or flour tortillas cut in 2" strips

2 C cut up cooked chicken breast
Shredded cheese
Avocado slices

Cook and stir onion and garlic in 2 T of oil in a big pot until the onion is tender. Stir in broth and bell pepper, ground chilies, basil, salt, pepper, and tomatoes. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat and simmer uncovered for 30 minutes. Heat oil in skillet and cook tortilla strips until crispy. Divide strips and chicken and avocado in a bowl, add soup, then top with cheese. Serves 4

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